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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Sicilian Sunshine

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSEISS

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​​You'll have plenty of time to relax in the sunshine on this holiday to stunning Sicily. Clear waters lap the island's beaches and if you want to get out and explore, historic sights, pretty towns and the capital city Palermo are all within easy reach of your hotel.

​​You'll have plenty of time to relax in the sunshine on this holiday to stunning Sicily. Clear waters lap the island's beaches and if you want to get out and explore, historic sights, pretty towns and the capital city Palermo are all within easy reach of your hotel.

PRICE FROM ? £1269 per person
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What's Included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host 
  • Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways 
  • 7 nights in a 4-star hotel 
  • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • Specialist Local Guide 
  • Welcome drink 
  • Overseas transfers & other transportation 
  • Porterage 
  • Dedicated Just You representative to greet you at all UK airports
  • Audio Guide
  • ​​Monreale & its cathedral
  • Wine tasting & dinner at a vineyard
  • ​Explore the medieval town of Cefalù




Not Included

Itinerary

  • Day 1 UK to Palermo
  • ​​You'll fly to Palermo, the Sicilian capital today, and transfer to your hotel in the resort of Mondello. Before dinner this evening, gather with your travelling companions for a welcome drink.​
  • Day 2 Cefalù
  • After breakfast, join your Tour Manager for today's visit to Cefalù. Located on the island's northern coast, we'll explore the winding streets of this pretty medieval town and admire the magnificent Norman cathedral with its two distinctive towers. There's also a long sandy beach here, a lovely place to relax and watch the world go by.​

  • Day 3 Segesta & Erice
  • Todayyou are free to relax with your travelling companions or discover more of theisland on our optional excursion. It begins with a visit to the ancient ruinsof Segesta, which date back to the 5th century BC. We'llexplore the well-preserved remains of a theatre and unfinished temple, whichstand on a hill surrounded by glorious countryside. Then we'll continue to themedieval walled town of Erice, which overlooks the port of Trapani from a loftysetting 750 metres above sea level. Take a stroll around the town's steep lanesand pause at the magnificent Norman castle to take in fabulous panoramic views.

  • Day 4 Monreale & Wine Tasting
  • Ourexcursion today takes us to the beautiful Monreale cathedral, which watchesover Palermo from a hilltop just outside the city. Inside we'll have plenty oftime to wander through the Romanesque cloisters and admire the glitteringByzantine mosaics. 
    Later we'll gather together and travel to a vineyard for a wine tasting anddinner.


  • Day 5 Mondello
  • We've left today free for you to enjoy some time at leisure. Perhaps you'll choose to soak up the sun and admire views from the hotel's terrace or stroll to the nearby beach with your travelling companions.​ ​
  • Day 6 Palermo
  • Enjoyanother day at leisure or join our optional excursion to the UNESCO-listed cityof Palermo. It boasts a wealth of architecture – ranging in style from Arabicto Art Nouveau – and our sightseeing tour will introduce us to its manyhighlights. In the company of a Local Guide, we'll see the magnificentcathedral and the stunning Cappella Palatine chapel, whose walls are adornedwith stunning gold mosaics inlaid with precious stones.
  • Day 7 Mondello
  • Spend another free day relaxing at the hotel or exploring at your own pace. You could choose to take a dip in the hotel's delightful saltwater swimming pool or head out for a stroll around Mondello. Or join a cooking lesson and learn how the locals cook. ​
  • Day 8 Palermo to UK
  • Today we'll transfer to the airport for our flight back to the UK.

    Please note only for the 14/05/19 departure you will stay at the Acacia Resort. For all other departures the accommodation is the 4* Splendid Hotel La Torre in Mondello.

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Accommodation

    • Acacia Resort
    • Set on its own private beach, the hotel''s facilities include a restaurant, bar, health club and outdoor swimming pool. Guest rooms have private facilities, hairdryer, TV, fridge and balcony or patio. Swimming pools are typically open May to September.
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Explore UNESCO-listed Palermo
  • The ruins of Segesta temple & Erice
  • Sicilian cooking lesson

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Further Information

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